MERCEDES (KFXV) — The man aside from downloading and saving pornography content used very well known cell phone applications to perform this act.

Mercedes resident, gabriel eduardo sanchez used messaging apps like WhatsApp and Kik Messenger as a source to view and receive child pornography.

Investigators say some of those pictures consisted of a collage showing an adult male and a boy of approximately 4 years old performing oral sex, anal penetration and display of the boy’s genitals.

According to court documents, Sanchez, whose mug shot was not provided by officials admitted to viewing and receiving child pornography on both applications. He would then save the pictures on memory cards–cards he hid inside his home.

Federal authorities say Sanchez shared child porn images with other users in multiple chat rooms.

The investigation began when FBI agents detected a username in the Kik app viewing more than one hundred inappropriate images.

Federal agents came to the conclusion the pictures met the definition of child pornography in the United States code leading to the search warrant of Sanchez’s property and his arrest.

Sanchez was already formally accused in a federal court. His criminal case will continue this Wednesday count on us to keep you up to date on this story.